Wyndham Christian College
Wyndham Christian College is a growing school for a growing community. It is inclusive and welcoming and reflects the multicultural vibrancy of the local area. As a new school they are committed to exploring education innovations that will enhance learning opportunities and prepare students for a successful future.
Our Stage 1A building is having all the finishing touches finalised and is looking great. Please click here to see the improvements.
CURRICULUM AND SPECIALIST SUBJECTS
Wyndham Christian College follows the Victorian Curriculum. The Victorian Curriculum sets out what every student should learn from Prep to Year 10. In 2026, Wyndham will offer VCE as well as other flexible learning options to suit different learners.
The content of the Victorian Curriculum F–10 includes both essential knowledge and skills, these are defined by learning areas and capabilities. The capabilities enable students to develop particular values, dispositions and self-efficacy to become ‘successful learners, conﬁdent and creative individuals and active and informed citizens’ (Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians, 2008).
The key learning areas include:
English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences (History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship, Economics and Business) The Arts (Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music, Visual Arts) Technologies (Design and Technologies, Digital Technologies) Health and Physical Education Languages. Schools can also offer additional elements within their teaching and learning program.
All students at Wyndham Christian College complete learning in Numeracy, Literacy, Integrated Studies (Science, History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship, Economics and Business), Art, ICT, Language, Music, Health, Physical Education and Health. As our students’ progress through the breadth stage (Years 3–8) student learning continues to include each of the curriculum areas, but will have a specific focus on English, Mathematics and Science. When the school reaches the Pathways stage (Years 9–10), Wyndham Christian College will offer a combination of compulsory subjects including English, Science, Mathematics, Humanities, Physical Education and Health as well as a wide range of elective subjects that student can select based on interest.
Additional to the Victorian Curriculum, Wyndham Christian College students from Grade 1 upwards participate in two clubs; Garden Club and Explorer Club. Students from Grade 3 upwards participate in Sport and will compete against other schools in their upper Primary years.
All students also participate in Discovery Learning (Library), Up & Go (Sports Circuit), School Assemblies, Worship (singing), and Chapel services. Students also engage in a daily spiritual devotion.
The programs of, and teaching in, a school must support and promote the principles and practice of Australian democracy, including a commitment to:
- elected government
- the rule of law
- equal rights for all before the law
- freedom of religion
- freedom of speech and association
- the values of openness and tolerance.
|Years||Kindergarten - Year 6|
(03) 87******* (03) 8740 4770
|Address||418-438 Ballan Rd|
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Wahroonga Adventist School is excited to have nearly completed its expansion into a full Prep to Year 12 co-education Christian School, with year 12 commencing 2021. Established in 1905, Wahroonga Adventist School is owned and operated by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, it is one of 6 Schools in Sydney and part of a worldwide network that includes Adventist Schools, colleges and universities.
With a motto of “Nuture for Today, Learning for Tomorrow, Character for Eternity”, Wahroonga Adventist School provides a Christ centred environment with a holistic approach to learning, focusing on children’s mental, physical, social and spiritual needs, which will ensure they are equipped with an education that prepares them for life.
Comprising a Junior School (years pre Kindy – 4), Middle School (years 5 – 8) and Senior School (years 9 – 12), Wahroonga Adventist School is structured as 3 small schools in one operating out of a new campus which features state of the art facilities. Specialist learning areas include science labs, music and art studios, design and technology lab, hospitality kitchen, computer lab, general learning areas, oval, multisport courts and multiple outdoor play areas.
The Junior School offers students a solid foundation of learning in an engaging environment, Middle School nutures students as they grow and transition into high school, while Senior School prepares students to be our future leaders.
It is a priority at Wahroonga Adventist School to support children to be their best. Streaming classes are available for students who excel in Mathematics, Spelling and Reading (K-10), while studying subjects of interest through distance education/TVET is available for students in Years 11 and 12. Specialist learning support is available and provided to students who are experiencing learning difficulties, the pastoral care team engage and guide students while school counsellors are also available to support students daily.
The School is passionate about its range of art, drama and music programs, and the importance of student health and wellbeing is promoted through the School’s diverse sports and outdoor education program. Wahroonga Adventist School also offers a lively extra-curricular program which includes leadership opportunities, community service, sporting activities, outdoor camps and the Duke of Edinburgh.
|Years||Kindergarten - Year 12|
02 9487******* 02 9487 2100
|Address||181 Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga NSW 2076|
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Barker College, founded in 1890, is an Anglican independent, day and boarding school. Barker will transition to become fully co-educational by 2022. From 2019 enrolling girls in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten and Year 3 and for Year 7 girls from 2020
Facilities: The school has excellent facilities to provide a broad liberal education of academic work and activities. A new Preparatory School was opened at the end of 2018. Other facilities at the school include a four-storey library, Music Centre, Design Centre, Indoor Aquatic Centre, two indoor basketball courts, outdoor performance stage and Information Technology Centre. Construction on a new Sports and Learning Precinct has commenced and will open early 2020.
Electives: Years 11 and 12: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture, Earth and Environmental Science, iSTEAM, Modern History, Ancient History, Economics, Business Studies, Geography, Music, Visual Arts, French, Latin, Japanese, Design and Technology, Legal Studies, Industrial Technology, Software Design and Technology, Drama and PD/Health/PE.
Sport: Athletics, cricket, tennis, netball, softball, squash, rugby union, rugby 7s, touch football, Australian rules football, soccer, swimming, surf lifesaving, canoeing, equestrian, fencing, skiing, volleyball, basketball, hockey, cross-country, taekwondo, water polo, weights training and modern dance.
Extra-curricular activities: Cadets, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, drama and musicals, orchestra, bands, ensembles, choir, chess, robotics, debating and public speaking, photography, agriculture, canoeing, snowsports and mountain biking.
Wellbeing: There is an established and active pastoral care House structure for all students from Pre-K to Year 12. Students attend chapel once a week and Connect Groups twice a week. Good cross-school mentoring and supportive relationships are important for the wellbeing and sense of belonging of young people at Barker.
Special features: With the ability to offer such a broad curriculum, every student is enriched in his or her interest areas. The school endeavours to meet the needs of students with some learning support as well as gifted and talented programs. Tours of the school are conducted regularly; please visit the website for further information.
From the school: Barker College is located on Sydney’s North Shore. As an Anglican community we aim to inspire every learner, every experience, every day. From Pre-Kindergarten through to the Senior years, students are exposed to a range of diverse opportunities and experiences. Through this, they’re able to develop resilience and adaptability within a supportive environment.
Head of School: Mr Philip Heath
|Day/boarding||Day and Boarding|
|Years||Kindergarten - Year 12|
|Enrolment||2150 students from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 including 60 secondary boarders|
Over 16k |
Tuition from $22,000
8438 79******* 8438 7999
8438 76******* 8438 7609
|Address||91 Pacific Highway, Hornsby NSW 2077|